hammer out something Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "hammer out something" - American English Dictionary

hammer out something

phrasal verb with hammer  us   /ˈhæm·ər/ verb [I/T]
to arrive at an agreement or solution after a lot of argument or discussion: Eventually, a deal was hammered out between the government and the opposition to hold new elections.
(Definition of hammer out something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hammer out something?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
straight

the straight part of a racetrack (= the track on which competitors race)

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More